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Free will may be an illusion, study says

The idea that we make autonomous choices may be nothing more than "background noise" in our brain, according to researchers at UC Davis.

By June 22, 2014

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Baffle yourself with the best optical illusions of the year

The winners of the Best Illusion of the Year contest have been crowned, so go ahead and enjoy the confusion.

By May 20, 2014

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Amazing illusion: Watch water flow like never before

A video shows how a camera trick and a little audio know-how can result in a stunning water spectacle.

By March 13, 2013

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UberX rides now cheaper than a yellow cab in New York City

Uber slashes prices for its UberX tier in New York City by 20 percent, but drivers are left making less money per ride.

By July 7, 2014

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Incredible optical illusion will blow your mind

An optical illusion created by researchers at the University of Queensland makes normal people appear as horrific distortions.

By January 21, 2013

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Tomorrow Daily 003: The Amazon Fire Phone, and a new, crazy OK Go video

Ashley and Rich discuss whether or not Amazon's new smartphone has legs, how OK Go's crazy new music video blew their minds, and Apple's new low-end iMac. Also, we're taking bets on whether humans will hit Mars by 2026...

By June 18, 2014

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DIY holograms: Make ghostly images with steam and mirrors

You don't have to be Princess Leia to create a hologram-like message. YouTuber Shanks FX explains how to make ethereal illusions for your next movie or haunting.

By May 20, 2014

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Crave Ep. 161: Walk on the ceiling in X-Men-inspired shoes

An X-Men superfan builds magnetic boots out of old microwave parts and becomes Magneto (sort of).

By May 23, 2014

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Apple eyes system to let you play with 3D objects in mid-air

A freshly published Apple patent filing describes a 3D-display system that provides a "hologram-like illusion" of objects that you can manipulate.

By April 24, 2014

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Monument Valley: on sacred geometry and a game for everyone

ustwo has created a work of art in its Escher-inspired puzzle game, Monument Valley. Designer Ken Wong gives CNET an inside look at where it came from.

By April 8, 2014